The second (Round of 16) match on Saturday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup (Copa Mundial de Futbol Brasil) live stream/en vivo directo and TV schedule features Colombia versus Uruguay from historic Estádio Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. According to a CBS Sports preview on June 27, 2014, opening kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. Eastern Time (1 p.m. Pacific Time) on ABC (national TV), Univision (TV/live stream en vivo en Español), ESPN (free English live stream feeds) and CBC (national TV Canada).
Hardcore soccer/football fans looking to start their pre-game festivities early are in luck. Courtesy of ESPN’s family of networks, tailgating FIFA World Cup 2014 festivities get underway at 2 p.m. ET via free Pre-Match Coverage - Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) ESPN3 live stream.
Casual English-speaking football fans and Latino futbol aficionados have several options as far as where and how to watch this classic intra-continental clash between Colombia and Uruguay. National TV broadcasts get underway at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC and Univision (en Español), which is half-hour before the aforementioned opening kickoff.
As it’s been all tournament long, English/Portuguese/Spanish-speaking Internet users will have a bevy of free live stream viewing options for this evening’s match. For starters, Univision Deportes will be hosting a free live stream (En vivo directo) of this match for those looking for Spanish (en Español) audio. In addition, courtesy of ESPN3, Colombian and Uruguayans will have the following free live streaming options to choose from (All Eastern Times):
(3:30 p.m.) Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(3:55 p.m.) Highlight Reel - Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(3:55 p.m.) Tactical Cam - Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(3:55 p.m.) Portuguese Audio - Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(3:57 p.m.) Em Português - Colômbia vs. Uruguai (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(6 p.m.) Post-Match - Colombia vs. Uruguay (Round of 16) (2014 FIFA World Cup)
(7 p.m.) World Cup Tonight
As far as betting odds are concerned, Colombia is listed as a -105 favorite against a Uruguay side tagged with +280 odds of pulling off the upset. The OVER/UNDER for this match is set at a combined total of 2 goals, and the chances that Colombia and Uruguay end at a stalemate after 90 minutes are +240.
Who will rise to the occasion and punch their ticket into the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Cope Mundial de Futbol Brasil) quarterfinals: Will Colombia prove to be the tough rivals that Jose Pekerman believes they will be, or will Uruguay’s two finals (experience) play a role in the outcome?
TV viewers can watch Colombia vs. Uruguay live stream (en vivo directo) by tuning to ABC or Univision (national USA TV) – CBC (national Canada TV). Meanwhile, Internet users can follow the action on a desktop and a number of mobile devices thanks to ESPN3 free live streams (English) and Univision Deportes feed (en Español).